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Experts Say “Emotion Recognition” Lacks Scientific Foundation

A new study strongly suggests that "emotion recognition" products are built on a bed of intellectual quicksand.

By Jay Stanley
July 18, 2019

Pompeo’s New "Human Rights" Commission is Up To No Good

The Trump administration appears to be trying to find new moral footing for the president’s discriminatory policies.

By Jamil Dakwar, Sonia Gill
July 12, 2019

How to Slash the Incarceration Rate in Half

We did the math so presidential candidates don’t have to.

By Taylor Pendergrass
July 12, 2019

CBP Can’t Detain Domestic Flight Passengers for Refusing Suspicionless ID Checks

The Constitution protects passengers deplaning domestic flights just as it protects people on the street or in a car.

By Hugh Handeyside, Anna Diakun
July 11, 2019

The Trump Administration’s Proposed “Mixed Status” Housing Rule Is Another Form of Family Separation

HUD's proposed rule would rip families apart and exacerbate the homelessness crisis.

By Mollie Cueva-Dabkoski, Linda Morris
July 10, 2019

I Spent 16 Months in Solitary Confinement and Now I’m Fighting to End It

A new report proves that the degrading conditions in solitary confinement continue to harm people and communities.

By Kiana Calloway
July 3, 2019

Thousands of Voices Are Telling the Supreme Court: Don’t Roll Back LGBTQ Rights

Businesses, women CEOs, civil rights organizations, Republicans tell the Supreme Court to protect LGBTQ employees like Aimee Stephens and Don Zarda.

By Ria Tabacco Mar
July 3, 2019

Bogus “Aggression Detectors” Are Audio-Recording People In Public

The invasive, dystopian recording devices are being used in hundreds of schools, hospitals, and other public places around the world.

By Jay Stanley
July 1, 2019

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